June 26, 2020

Agency Resources for Coronavirus Response


KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • The federal government continues to respond to the coronavirus national emergency. Congress has passed, and President Trump has signed, legislation to provide funding and other resources to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.
  • The administration is working to implement these new laws and has been releasing guidance and resources to get help to Americans as quickly as possible.
  • This document will be updated as further resources are released.  

Keeping Workers Employed

    • Small Business Administration – Coronavirus Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

      1. Paycheck Protection Program

      2. COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application

      3. Participation by Faith-Based Organizations in the Paycheck Protection Program FAQ

      4. Interim Final Rule on Loan Forgiveness

      5. Interim Final Rule on Small Business Association Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower and Lender Responsibilities

      • Treasury Department – Resources for the Paycheck Protection Program

        1. Overview of the Program

        2. Information and Application for Lenders

        3. Information and Application for Borrowers

        4. New Lender Application (Non-Bank and Non-Insured Depository Institutions)

        5. New Lender Application (Federally Insured Depository Institutions, Federally Insured Credit Unions, Farm Credit System Institutions)

        6. Frequently Asked Questions

        7. FAQs for Faith-Based Organizations on the Paycheck Protection Program and EIDL Program

      • Treasury Department – FAQ: Employee Retention Credit

      • Treasury Department – Paycheck Protection Program Affiliation Rules

      • Small Business Administration – Interim Final Rule on Business Loan for Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program

      • Small Business Administration – Interim Final Rule on Eligibility of Certain Electric Cooperatives for Paycheck Protection Program

      • Small Business Administration – Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Increases

      • Small Business Administration – Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program Treatment of Entities with Foreign Affiliates

      • Small Business Administration – Loan Forgiveness Application for Borrowers in Paycheck Protection Program

      • Small Business Administration – Interim Final Rule Reflecting Provisions in the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

      • Small Business Administration – Interim Final Rule that Revises Prior Rules on Requirements for Certain Pledges of Loans and Disbursements

      • Small Business Administration – Additional Eligibility Revisions to the First Interim Final Rule

      • Treasury Department – Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program Requirements for Promissory Notes, Authorizations, Affiliation, and Eligibility

      • Treasury Department – Interim Final Rule on Additional Criterion for Seasonal Employers Under the Paycheck Protection Program

      • Treasury Department – Q&A on How to Calculate Maximum Loan Amounts under the Paycheck Protection Program

      • Treasury Department – Interim Final Rule for Corporate Groups and Non-Bank and Non-Insured Depository Institutions under the Paycheck Protection Program

      • Treasury Department – Interim Final Rule on Nondiscrimination and Other Eligibility Criteria under the Paycheck Protection Program

      • Small Business Administration and Treasury Department – Announcement of $10 Billion Reserved for Community Development Financial Institutions in the Paycheck Protection Program

      • Treasury Department – EZ Loan Application Forgiveness Form for Paycheck Protection Program

      • Treasury Department – Revised Loan Forgiveness Application for Paycheck Protection Program

            Families and Workers

              • Department of Labor – Resources for COVID-19 and the American Workplace

                1. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

                2. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

                3. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

                4. COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers

                5. COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers

              • Department of Labor – Temporary Rule on Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Summary

              • Department of Labor – Guidance on Temporary Emergency State Staffing Flexibility and Summary of CARES Act Unemployment Insurance Provisions

              • Department of Labor – Unemployment Insurance Relief During COVID-19 Outbreak

              • Department of Labor – Guidance on Emergency Unemployment Relief for States and Local Governments, Nonprofits, and Tribes

              • Department of Labor – Q&A for States on Pandemic Unemployment

              • Department of Labor – Guidance for States on the Short-Time Compensation Program

              • Treasury Department – Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

              • Department of Labor – Guidance on Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

              • Department of Labor – Additional Guidance to States on Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program

              • Department of Labor – Guidance on Temporary Changes to the Extended Benefits Program

              • Department of Labor – Guidance to States on Using the Benefit Accuracy Measurement Tool to Measure Integrity in Unemployment Insurance Payments

              • Department of Labor – Online Tool for Workers to Determine Eligibility for Paid Sick Leave Due to the Coronavirus

              • Department of Labor – OSHA Guidance on Reopening Businesses

              • IRS – Main Page for Coronavirus Tax Relief Information

              • IRS – Economic Impact Payments (Recovery Rebates): What You Need to Know

              • IRS – Warning about Scams on the Economic Impact Payments (Recovery Rebates)

              • IRS – FAQ on COVID-19 Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

              • IRS – Notice on Paid Qualified Sick Leave Wages and Family Leave Wages

              • IRS – FAQ on the Employee Retention Credit in the CARES Act

              • IRS – Notice on Relief from Penalty for Failure to Deposit Employment Taxes

              • IRS – Guidance under the CARES Act for Taxpayers with Net Operating Losses

              • IRS – Notice on Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic, Related to Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines

              • IRS – Tool for Non-Filers to Enter Information to Receive Economic Impact Payments

              • IRS – Tool to Check the Status of Your Economic Impact Payment

              •  IRS – Economic Impact Payment Information Center

              • IRS – Notice on CARES Act Provisions for Retirement Plan Distributions and Loans

              • Department of Education – Coronavirus and Forbearance Information for Students, Borrowers, and Parents

                                                  Economic Stabilization for Distressed Industries

                                                    • Treasury Department – Resources for Programs to Preserve Jobs in Affected Industries

                                                    • Department of Transportation – Order on Service Obligations for Air Carriers Receiving Financial Assistance under the CARES Act

                                                    • Federal Aviation Administration – FAQs for the Airport Grants Program in the CARES Act

                                                    • Federal Emergency Management Agency – Disaster Financial Management Guide

                                                    • Treasury Department – Procedures and Minimum Requirements for Loans to Air Carriers and Eligible Businesses and National Security Businesses

                                                    • Treasury Department – Payroll Support to Air Carriers and Contractors Q&A

                                                    • Treasury Department – Application for Loans to Air Carriers and Eligible Businesses and National Security Businesses

                                                    • Treasury Department – Loan Application for Businesses Critical to Maintaining National Security

                                                    • Treasury Department – Payroll Support Program Payments

                                                    • Treasury Department and Federal Reserve – Overview and Term Sheets for Lending Programs to Provide up to $2.3 Trillion in Financing

                                                    • Federal Reserve – Main Street Lending Program Main Page

                                                    • Federal Reserve – Municipal Liquidity Facility Main Page 

                                                    • Federal Reserve – Main Street Lending Program Forms and Agreements

                                                    • Treasury Department – Information and Forms for the Coronavirus Relief Fund for State, Local, and Tribal Governments

                                                    • Treasury Department – Coronavirus Relief Fund Guidance for Recipients on Uses of the Funds

                                                    • Treasury Department – Coronavirus Relief Fund FAQs

                                                    • Treasury Department – Payments to States and Eligible Local Governments

                                                    • Treasury Department – Guidance to Tribal Governments for Completing a Form for Determining the Second Distribution from the Coronavirus Relief Fund

                                                    • Treasury Department – FAQs on Tribal Population Data Used in Coronavirus Relief Fund Allocations

                                                    • Treasury Department – Tribal Allocation Methodology for Second Distribution from the Coronavirus Relief Fund

                                                        Health Care

                                                        • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Guidance for Obtaining Consent for Telehealth

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – FAQ on Infection Control

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – FAQ for Healthcare Professionals

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – FAQ on Personal Protective Equipment

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Information for Health Departments on Reporting Cases of COVID-19

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Funding from CARES Act to State and Local Public Health Departments Awards

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Searchable List of CDC Guidance Documents

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Information on Serology Surveillance Strategy

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Information on Testing for COVID-19 and Updated Information on the Two Types of Testing Available: Viral and Antibody

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Testing Homepage

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Key Resources for States, Tribes, Localities, and Territories

                                                        •  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Preliminary Criteria for Digital COVID-19 Contact Tracing Tools 

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Issues Reopening Guidance for Schools, Restaurants and Bars, Mass Transit, Camps, and Child Care

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Guidance for Communities of Faith

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Reopening Guidance

                                                        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Consolidated COVID-19 Testing Recommendations

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Nursing Home Guidance and Press Release

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Recommendations to Re-Open Health Care System in Areas with Low Incidence of COVID-19 and Guidelines for Opening up America Again

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Guidance to Implement 2 Percent Payment Adjustment due to Sequestration Suspended for Medicare FFS Claims

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Main Page for Coronavirus Emergency Response

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Health Care Providers Fact Sheet

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – FAQ on Medicare Telehealth

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Long-Term Care Nursing Homes Telehealth and Telemedicine Toolkit

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – FAQ on Coverage and Payment Related to COVID-19

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Updated Expansion of the Accelerated and Advanced Payments Program in the CARES Act Fact Sheet

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – FAQ for State Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Agencies

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Medicaid and CHIP COVID-19 Response Toolkit

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Medicaid Telehealth Services Fact Sheet

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – FAQ on the Availability and Usage of Telehealth Services through Private Health Insurance Coverage

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers and Flexibilities for Health Care Providers (Updated April 30)

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Guidance on Payment and Grace Period Flexibilities for Issuers Offering Coverage on the Federally Facilitated Exchanges and State-Based Exchanges on the Federal Platform

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – FAQ on Prescription Drugs and COVID-19 for Issuers Offering Health Insurance Coverage in the Individual and Small Group Markets

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Guidance Regarding Enhanced Medicaid Funding for States – Federal Medical Assistance Percentage FAQ

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – End Stage Renal Disease Facilities: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19 Fact Sheet

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Labor, and Treasury Department – Expanded Coverage for Essential Diagnostic Services Announcement, and FAQ

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Announces Independent Commission to Address Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Guidance to Ensure States Have a Plan in Place to Safely Reopen Nursing Homes

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Press Release Announcing Reevaluating Accelerated Payment Program and Suspending Advance Payment Program

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Guidance on Medicare Payment for COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Medicaid Managed Care Options in Responding to COVID-19

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Enhanced Enforcement Actions Based on Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspection Results

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Guidance for States Supporting Implementation of Optional COVID-19 Testing

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Additional COVID-19 Flexibilities

                                                        • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspections Results

                                                        • Drug Enforcement Administration – Registrant Guidance on Controlled Substance Prescription Refills

                                                        • Drug Enforcement Administration – Exception to Separate Registration Requirements Across State Lines

                                                        • Drug Enforcement Administration – Exception to Regulations Emergency Oral CII Prescription

                                                        • Drug Enforcement Administration – Use of Mobile Devices in Issuance of Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances

                                                        • Drug Enforcement Administration – Exemption Allowing Alternate Delivery Methods for Opioid Treatment Programs

                                                        • Drug Enforcement Administration – DEA Guidance: Methadone Shortages

                                                        • Federal Emergency Management Agency – Fact Sheet on the Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – COVID-19 Resources

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program Resources

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration –Information Regarding Drug Shortages of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Guidance on Imported, Non-NIOSH-Approved Facemasks

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – FAQs on Shortages of Surgical Masks and Gowns

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Policy for COVID-19 Tests during the Public Health Emergency

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Guidance on Notifying CDRH of a Permanent Discontinuance or Interruption in Manufacturing during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Guidance Documents Related to COVID-19

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Final Guidance for Industry on Developing Drugs and Biological Products for Treatment or Prevention of COVID-19

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – Process for Publishing EUAs for Medical Devices Related to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

                                                        • Food and Drug Administration – New Testing Resources

                                                        • Health Resources and Services Administration – COVID-19 FAQs for Grantees

                                                        • Health Resources and Services Administration – COVID-19 Resources for 340B Program Participants

                                                        • Health Resources and Services Administration – COVID-19 FAQs for Rural Health Programs

                                                        • Health Resources and Services Administration – COVID-19 FAQs for Health Centers

                                                        • Health Resources and Services Administration – COVID-19 FAQs for Maternal and Child Health Programs

                                                        • Health Resources and Services Administration – COVID-19 FAQs for National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps

                                                        • Health Resources and Services Administration – COVID-19 FAQs for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Community Living COVID-19 Stimulus Grants Announcement

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Information on CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

                                                        • Health and Human Services – CARES Act Provider Relief Fund General Distribution FAQs

                                                        • Health and Human Services – CARES Act Funding Release for Rural Communities Announcement

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Office for Civil Rights Notice of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Office for Civil Rights FAQs on HIPAA and Telehealth

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Tracking Accountability in Government Grants System Information on HHS COVID-19 Awards

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Announcement on More Time for Hospitals to Apply for COVID-19 High Impact Payments

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Announcement on Shipments of Donated Remdesivir for Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

                                                        • Health and Human Services – New Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance for COVID-19 Testing

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Initiatives to Address the Disparate Impact of COVID-19 on African Americans and Other Racial and Ethnic Minorities

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Releases COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Overview

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Operation Warp Speed Fact Sheet

                                                        • Health and Human Services – Provider Relief Fund Distribution Summary

                                                        • National Institutes of Health – Public-Private COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Options Partnership News Release

                                                        • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology – Interoperability Standards Advisory

                                                        • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology – Interoperability Proving Ground: COVID-19 Projects

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders during COVID-19

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – COVID-19 Information for SAMHSA Discretionary Grant Recipients

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Response and 42 CFR Part 2 Guidance

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – COVID-19: Interim Considerations for State Psychiatric Hospitals

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Virtual Recovery Resources

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Opioid Treatment Program Guidance

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – OTP Guidance for Patients Quarantined at Home with the Coronavirus

                                                        • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – FAQs: Provision of Methadone and Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in the COVID-19 Emergency

                                                        • Veterans Affairs – Release on Three-Phase Plan for Post-COVID-19 Operations

                                                        • IRS – Explanation of New Rules for Health Care Spending on Telehealth and Expansion of Qualified Medical Expenses under the CARES Act

                                                              Funding Distribution Announcements

                                                                  • Department of Defense – Spending Plan for Funding Received in the CARES Act

                                                                  • Department of Education – Distributes $6.28 Billion for Colleges and Universities to Give as Emergency Cash Grants to Students

                                                                  • Federal Aviation Administration – $10 Billion in Grants to Airports

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services  -- CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Distributions

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Awards $20 million to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic through Telehealth

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Awards Funding for Expanding Capacity for Coronavirus Testing

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Provides Funding for COVID-19 Testing in Rural Communities

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Delivers Funding to Expand Testing Capacity for States, Territories, and Tribes

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – COVID-19 Funding Availability to Minority, Rural and Socially Vulnerable Communities for Linkages to Services, Information and Education Announcement

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Distribution of Payments to Hospitals with High COVID-19 Admissions, Rural Providers Press Release

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – To Award $5 Million for Health Services Research Related to COVID-19

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Announcement of Nearly $4.9 Billion Distribution to Nursing Facilities Impacted by COVID-19

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Announcement of $500 Million Distribution to Tribal Hospitals, Clinics, and Urban Health Centers

                                                                  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Allocates $10.25 billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing

                                                                  • Health Resources and Services Administration – Coronavirus-Related Funding FAQ

                                                                  • Health Resources and Services Administration – Announces Recipients of CARES Funding to Health Centers

                                                                  • Department of Education – Makes $6.2 Billion in Grants Available to Colleges and Universities for Changes in How They Deliver Education

                                                                  • Department of Education – $13.2 Billion in Funds to State and Local K-12 Education Agencies

                                                                  • Department of Education – $1.4 Billion for HBCUs, Minority Serving Institutions, and Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities

                                                                  • Department of Labor – Notice of $100 Million in Grants Available for Short-Time Compensation Program

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Provides an Additional $250 Million to Help U.S. Health Care Systems Respond to COVID-19

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Adds $628 million to Contract with Emergent BioSolutions to Secure CDMO Manufacturing Capacity

                                                                  •  Department of Health and Human Services – Relief Fund Distributions for Safety Net Hospitals, Medicaid, and CHIP Providers

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Awards $8 Million to Expand COVID-19 Training and Technical Assistance for Health Centers

                                                                  • Department of Health and Human Services – Health Resources and Services Administration Awards $107.2 Million to Grow and Train the Health Workforce in Rural and Underserved Communities